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SubjectRe: doublefault debugging (was Re: Linux v2.5.62 --- spontaneous reboots)

On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > if possible i'd avoid putting more overhead into the scheduler - it's
> > clearly more performance-sensitive than the task create/exit path.
>
> This is a single non-serializing bit test, and if it means that the task
> counters are _right_, that's definitely the right thing to do.

ok. Plus the wait_task_inactive() stuff was always a bit volatile. Now we
could in fact remove it from release_task(), right?

Ingo

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